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The Ones Left Behind

A Jewish presence still persists in the remote highlands of Ethiopia.

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/world/article/the_ones_left_behind_20060303

"In the beginning, I didn't want to go to Jerusalem because I was scared of the journey," confessed Shirva Goyto'om, one of the lone Jews remaining in the province. Shirva lives in a small town about 30 miles west of the city of Shire, which itself has but one paved road.

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